6 November 2012, 16:23

Russia's PM Medvedev arrives in Vietnam

Russia's PM Medvedev arrives in Vietnam

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has arrived in Hanoi, Vietnam, for a two-day visit, which officially kicks off on November 7.

During his stay, Mr. Medvedev is to meet Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, a source in Russia’s Cabinet has told the media.

The source confessed that the parties are set to sign several inter-government cooperation accords on space exploration, investment and a free trade zone between Vietnam and the Russia-led Customs Union.

Mr. Medvedev is also expected to negotiate the prospects for a Russian ship base at Vietnam’s Cam Ranh port.

Voice of Russia, Interfax

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